2016 Award Winners

After an amazing weekend of films in Nottingham our closing awards ceremony celebrated the best of the festival. Really every film and screenplay that is selected is a winner having made it through from among the thousands of submissions we receive.

The full list of winners is below.

Best Student Film: Lifeline
Best Experimental Film: Kingdom
Best Animation: Do Right
Best Music Video: The Slow Knife
Best Uncomissioned Screenplay: High Alert
Best UK Short: Operator
Best International Short: Son (Fils)
Best Actor: Martin McCann (Breaking)
Best Actress: Antonia Thomas (Breaking)
Best Documentary: (The Legend of Swee Pea)
Best UK Feature: Made in Taiwan
Best International Feature: Planet Ottakring
Best Director: Ed Erenburg (Hear the Silence)
Film of the Festival: Planet Ottakring

The bespoke Robin Hood awards are chosen by a jury made up of knowledgeable film industry insiders and experts.